Graphic/ Communication Design Intern
Burlington, MA 
Posted 6 days ago
Job/Internship Description

We are Signify, the new company name of Philips Lighting.

We're the world leader in lighting for professionals, consumers and for the Internet of Things. Our passion for sustainability makes us one of the top 10 greenest companies in the world.

Seethrough the eyes of our employees!

Working as a Graphic/Communication Design Intern at Signify is dynamic. You'll be working with a multi disciplinary team of industrial and digital designers, part of a 60+ group of designers spread throughout 3 global studios, working on best-in-class awarded design and with a vibrant brand with a vision for sustainability. We're greater together through peer learning in our globally diverse team, with different backgrounds and nationalities.

We're looking for a spring intern who is a strong conceptual, creative and hands-on visual designer for a wide range of communication touch points in B2C and B2B. Through your designs, you will help the world to understand the opportunities and value of (digital) light. Your winning concepts and strong communication tools (B2B/B2C) will contribute to how we will lead the rapidly changing lighting market. You will help to shape our unique visual style and deploy our brand identities throughout the customer journey. You will inspire others with your designs and expertise.

As a Graphic/Communication Design Intern, you will work from January 11th to Jun 25th. These dates are not fixed and can be adjusted. This internship could also lead to a full time at-will position.

What you'll do

  • Develop strong creative concepts and support creation of unique visual style

  • Design digital, social and offline marcom activation, packaging, retail and events, etc.

  • Support other design team members to visualize and communicate their creative ideas

  • Collaborate with our global Brand & Communications and Marketing teams

  • Combine your creativity with technical competency, accuracy and an attention to detail

  • Manage your projects in a structured way

  • Bring inspiration and expertise to our Global Design community

What you'll need

  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future

  • Must attach your portfolio as part of the application process

  • Must possess or currently participating in a Bachelor degree program in Communication, Graphic/ Visual Design or similar major, Master degree preferred

  • Must have experience working with Adobe Creative Suite and MS PowerPoint

  • Creative experience in a large company with distributive teams

  • Experience in developing integrated concepts and tools for on-/offline communication in B2B/B2C

  • Experience in creating a visual language through storytelling with illustrations/infographics in digital format

  • Experience in social and digital activation

  • Strong affinity with the connected world (Internet of Things)

What you'll get in return...

Join the company that has demonstrated, with design, that it can change the way we interact with light (think Hue!) and that will, going forward, define how light impacts our everyday life, be it at home, at work or in the public space. This is a unique opportunity for you to join the North American team of a truly global, international Design community, spanning the planet, with studios in Europe as well as Asia

What we promise

We're committed to the continuous development of our employees, using our learning to shape the future of light and create a sustainable future. Join the undisputed leader in the lighting industry and be part of our diverse global team. #LI-FM1 #WeAreSignify #SignifyLife

Concerning US based roles: Signify is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status. As an equal opportunity employer, Signify is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.


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